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Eddie Erdelatz
Birth: Apr. 21, 1913
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA
Death: Nov. 10, 1966
Burlingame
San Mateo County
California, USA

Professional Football Coach. From 1950 to 1958, he was the coach of the U.S. Naval Academy football team. On February 9, 1960, he was hired as the first head coach of the new American Football League Oakland Raiders. Led by Coach Erdelatz, the Raiders played their first game ever at San Francisco's Kezar Stadium on September 11, 1960, losing to the Houston Oilers by a score of 37-22. The Raiders would finish their first season in financial peril with a 6-8 record. After losing their first 2 games of the 1961 season by a combined score of 99-0, he was fired ending his pro career with a 6-10 record. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
Colma
San Mateo County
California, USA
Plot: Main Mausoleum, Room X, Site 178C
GPS (lat/lon): 37.67338, -122.4434
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Feb 19, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13391005
Eddie Erdelatz
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Since We Never Knew Each Other, I Came To Visit You Today Eddie, May You Rest In Eternal Peace.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Sep. 22, 2014

- MosherSt.Munger
 Added: Nov. 10, 2013

- Lance
 Added: Oct. 13, 2012
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